Health services

Country: United Kingdom
Language: EN
Customer: Arden & GEM CSU
Number: 7720730
Publication date: 13-02-2018
Source: TED
Deadline: 33 days

Description

13/02/2018    S30    - - Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Derby: Health services

2018/S 030-065201

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Arden & GEM CSU
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1332888007
E-mail: claire.pickard@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Cardinal Square, 10 Nottingham Road
Derby
DE1 3QT
United Kingdom
E-mail: claire.pickard@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.southernderbyshireccg.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group
CCG Headquarters, Nightingale Close, Off Newbold Road
Chesterfield
S41 7PF
United Kingdom
E-mail: claire.pickard@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.northderbyshireccg.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses
Hardwick Clinical Commissioning Group
Scarsdale Hospital, Nightingale Close, Off Newbold Road
Chesterfield
S41 7PF
United Kingdom
E-mail: claire.pickard@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.hardwickccg.nhs.uk

I.1)Name and addresses
Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group
Toll Bar House, 1 Derby Road, Ilkeston
Derby
DE7 5FH
United Kingdom
E-mail: claire.pickard@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKF11

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.erewashccg.nhs.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Expressions of Interest for Wheelchair Services across Derbyshire

Reference number: pqq_442
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85100000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Arden & Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit (NHS Arden & GEM CSU) on behalf of the Derbyshire CCGs including NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG (who is leading this process), NHS Hardwick CCG, NHS Erewash CCG and NHS North Derbyshire CCG are inviting Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified providers capable of delivering a comprehensive Wheelchair Service for adults and children across Derbyshire.

The service will be required to provide service users with timely assessment based upon their identified need and develop individualised action plans that are outcome focused, and reflective of the service user’s identified health and wellbeing. Plans must meet the particular changing development needs of children and individuals with rapidly deteriorating conditions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
33193120
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF11
Main site or place of performance:

Derbyshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service will assess children, young people and adults and provide wheelchair and all associated equipment as appropriate based on broad categories of need; examples of which are set out below:

Low:

­ Occasional users of wheelchairs with relatively simple needs that can be readily met.

Medium:

­ Daily users of wheelchair, or use for significant periods most days.

­ Some postural or seating needs.

­ Physical condition may be expected to change.

­ Comprehensive, holistic assessment by skilled assessor required.

­ Regular follow up/review.

High:

­ Permanent users who are fully dependent on their wheelchairs for all mobility needs.

­ Complex postural or seating requirements.

­ Physical condition may be expected to change/degenerate over time.

­ Very active users requiring ultra-lightweight equipment to maintain high level of independence.

­ Comprehensive, holistic assessment by skilled assessor required.

­ Regular follow up/review, with frequent adjustment required/expected.

Specialist:

­ Permanent users who are fully dependent on their wheelchairs for all mobility needs.

­ Highly complex postural or seating requirements (e.g. for high levels of physical disability) and/or are at greatest risk to their health and well being.

­ Physical condition may be expected to change/degenerate over time.

­ Have complex and/or fluctuating medical conditions and multiple disabilities, which may include physical, cognitive, sensory and learning aspects.

The overarching aims of the wheelchair service will be:

— To ensure a safe, effective, individualised and timely service that meets the needs of service users (and their parents/carers and families as appropriate) in the assessment, provision, maintenance and repair of high quality wheelchairs and associated equipment; and,

— To maximise health and wellbeing by increasing choice and control of wheelchair users to improve quality of life through increasing independence and opportunities to contribute and participate in society.

The Derbyshire CCGs invite interest from providers who wish to express interest for individual or all of the following elements of a wheelchair service:

— Assessment,

— Provision,

— Maintenance,

— Repair.

The scope and structure of these services may be further developed following this market and stakeholder engagement and currently anticipated requirements may change as a result of this on-going activity.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
07/05/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that this expression of interest has been designed to allow the market visibility of the proposed opportunity and support early engagement and networking between providers looking to sub-contract or form partnerships with other providers.

The aim of the expression of interest exercise is to;

1) Support the CCGs informed decision making on the potential options on the future commissioning of these services;

2) To help refine the commissioning and procurement approach and;

3) To gauge the level of interest from the market of capable providers with capacity across Derbyshire to deliver the services illustrated above.

This is a market testing exercise and does not commit the CCG to carry out a procurement process. Current Wheelchair services will remain in place during this period in line with existing contracts and service level agreements.

Bidders who have expressed an interest in this market testing exercise will have the opportunity to submit a separate response to the Contract Notice as applicable.

If you wish to express an interest please register on the Bravo Portal https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk

The PQQ reference is PQQ_442.

Once registered please complete the questions in the qualification envelope which asks providers to give details about your organisation"s name and postal address, email address, contact name and number. Your response should also include capability and previous experience of delivering this or a similar level of service.

Please note the deadline for responses is by 12:00 (noon) on 9.3.2018.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/02/2018

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